May, 2019

3D-Printed Figurines

Wohlers Talk

3D scanning and printing tools make it possible to produce color figurines of action figures, pets, our kids, and a lot more. Prior to our daughter’s wedding last July, we decided to produce a custom cake topper of her and her fiancé.

3D Printing Heart from Human Cells

DIY 3D Printing

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NASA is using 3D printing to develop soft robots for space exploration

3D Printing Industry

A pair of researchers at NASA are using 3D printing to help bring soft robotics to space. Chuck Sullivan and Jack Fitzpatrick, interns at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, are investigating the viability of using soft robotics for space exploration and assembly.

Announcing SolidPractices for all SOLIDWORKS Customers on Subscription

The Solidworks Blog

In today’s information age, many software users expect instant access to unambiguous and helpful product and support information. Much of the knowledge for the SOLIDWORKS family of products is already documented in the form of Help, Tutorials, and Knowledge Solutions.

3D Medical Applications

Held in Baltimore, Maryland, this event will bring together thought leaders, experts, engineers, doctors, researchers, and regulators in the many medical methods for 3D technology.The 3D Medical Applications conference is the most comprehensive, game-changing, meeting of minds for the future of 3D in healthcare.

Experiencing Leonardo da Vinci’s brilliance in 3D

3D Perspectives

500 years ago this month, the great artist-scientist Leonardo da Vinci passed away. One of the most remarkable facets of da Vinci was his ability to make a connection between multiple disciplines – combining Science with Art, Humanities and Technologies.

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Intellectual Property Protection During Manufacturing

3D Innovations

Protecting intellectual property (IP) is important to any business, but especially so when you are launching a startup. Often your IP’s security can mean the difference between a viable business and a startup failure.

Fully 3D Printed MiniITX NAS Case

DIY 3D Printing

Brian and Toby made operational NAS system with DIY 3d printed parts. Here is the presentation video: Here is the full project blog post: [link] Hopefully the full.stl files and plans will be made open source someday :-). electronics pc

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NASA and Virgin Orbit 3D print multimetallic chamber for rocket engine

3D Printing Industry

NASA and satellite launch company Virgin Orbit have produced a working 3D printed combustion chamber for a rocket engine.

Home Use Licenses: Changes to Our Current Policy

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS Network License (SNL) is a popular licensing model that was introduced in 1999.

DfAM in Germany

Wohlers Talk

Design for additive manufacturing (DfAM) is not easy. That’s why we have been offering DfAM courses since 2015. Our first two were for NASA Marshal Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. We have since conducted courses in other parts of the U.S.,

How 3D Printing in Medicine is Changing the Healthcare Industry

Shapeways Blog

When Chuck Hall created 3D printing in 1983, he probably never knew just how much it would revolutionize the healthcare industry. 3D printing already has a rich history in the world of medicine, and its influence grows more and more every year.

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Honolulu Mini Maker Faire — June 22, 2019

3D Innovations

Save the date for the Honolulu Mini Maker Faire on June 22 nd. The event will take place at the ‘Iolani School from 12pm to 5pm. This is a great family event and a chance to see what the local maker community is working on.

Gigabot X Pellet 3D Printer

DIY 3D Printing

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BAE Systems 3D printing enables first ever flight using supersonically blown air

3D Printing Industry

Drone development undertaken by BAE Systems in collaboration with The University of Manchester has reached a new landmark. Earlier in May this year, the MAGMA unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) successfully completed trials proving the capabilities of its “flap-free” flight technologies.

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Welcome Elecworks Customers to Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS!

The Solidworks Blog

As you may have heard Dassault Systèmes acquired the Elecworks product line from Trace Software International. For all full briefing of the press release please visit this location.

DfAM

Wohlers Talk

Design for additive manufacturing (DfAM) is not easy. That’s why we have been offering DfAM courses since 2015. Our first two were for NASA Marshal Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. We have since conducted courses in other locations in the U.S.,

3D Print Your Next Robot

Shapeways Blog

3D printed robots are fast becoming the standard in robotic technology, and these exciting and adaptable new robots are lighting the way to the future of robotics.

How to Create Stunning Polyamide (SLS) Prints as a Beginner

i.materialise

Polyamide (SLS) is the material that offers the most freedom of design for 3D printing. It’s also the material that can be finished in the most colors. But sometimes, this is not enough to create the 3D prints of your dreams.

We need more 3D printed DC motors! :-)

DIY 3D Printing

Cool and simple 3D printed DC motor from American Tech. dc motor

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Huisman installs first 3D printed crane hook on offshore vessel

3D Printing Industry

Global heavy equipment manufacturer Huisman, headquartered in the Netherlands, has announced the installation of its first ever 3D printed crane hook. The 36,000 kg hook, designed specifically for use in offshore lifting operations, has been certified by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

Motorcycle Madness: Printing Pressure

The Solidworks Blog

Sal Lama with Ben’s motorcycle in AR. Tucked away in a corner of the warehouse space at DASSAULT SYSTEMES North American headquarters in Waltham, motorcycle parts are piling up.

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Exploring STEM Subjects During Summer Break

3D Innovations

Diving deeper and exploring STEM subjects during summer break allows students to find what truly interests them.

How Building Robots Lets Students’ Imaginations Run Wild

Shapeways Blog

Since we first launched, Shapeways has been passionate about supporting innovation in the robotics industry, developing accessible tools and high-quality, flexible materials that expand what’s possible.

SOLIDWORKS Save, Backup, and Auto-recover Options

Javelin Tech Tips

Have you ever lost work simply because you forgot to save your changes? Have you ever changed your design and couldn’t redo the changes to a previous model, so you had to start over?

Brauns CNC Reinforced his 3D Prints with Steel

DIY 3D Printing

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Heineken embraces Ultimaker 3D printing technology

3D Printing Industry

Dutch brewing company Heineken is using Ultimaker 3D printing technology to produce functional end-use parts for its beer production line in Seville, Spain. With the aid of Ultimaker S5 printers, Heineken is now able to print its own parts on-demand, reducing the need for outsourcing.

Exploring XR Part 1 – What is Extended Reality?

The Solidworks Blog

Extended Reality (XR) is a new and exciting development that sits within the existing SOLIDWORKS products, allowing you to interact with your 3D models like never before. We have created a miniseries of five-minute videos to introduce and explore the topic.

Empowering Design Engineers (Infographic)

Tech Clarity

How can you empower design engineers to make more informed decisions that can help set your products apart from the competition? Tech-Clarity’s Empowering Design Engineer infographic helps answer this question based on a survey of 195 companies.

South African Surgeons Perform A Successful Middle Ear Transplant Using 3D Printing Technology

3DPrint.com

A groundbreaking surgery was performed at Steve Biko Academic Hospital in South Africa to a patient who had lost his hearing due to a car accident. Mashudu Tshifularo and his medical team became the. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Bioprinting Medical 3D Printing Science & Technology 3D printing bones 3d printing medical advances ear transplant Mashudu Tshifularo south africa University of Pretoria

Top 4 Benefits of 3D Printing Models for Architects

i.materialise

When 3D printing architectural models, you combine the precision of virtual 3D modeling with the tangibility of a physical object. Architects used to create scale models mostly out of wood or foam, but more and more of them are embracing the benefits of 3D printing their newest designs.